Nearly two years ago, Florida’s Legislature enacted a law that banned any city or county from enforcing gun and ammunition restrictions. This law lifted long-standing ordinances banning weapons…Continue
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By Mary Thurwachter
Hypoluxo Island residents will be polled to see how many of them are interested in having a natural gas line extended onto the island. If at least 60 percent support the project by the end of January, the town of Lantana will create a special assessment to provide financing.
Spearheading the drive are island residents Rod Tennyson and Robert Barfknecht, who promoted the project during a recent Town Council meeting.
The Lantana Town Council gave a thumbs up to a $195,965 contract to build boat docks at Sportsman’s Park Boat Ramp.
Mayor Dave Stewart said the town had entered into an agreement with Palm Beach County in 2008 for $300,000 to pay for docks at 330 E. Ocean Ave., on the west side of the Intracoastal Waterway.
The money came from the Palm Beach Waterfront Access Bond. But because of the construction of the new Ocean Avenue Bridge, the dock project had to be…Continue
By Steve Plunkett
Boynton Beach Oceanfront Park’s name is the only thing changing there at least until next summer.
City Commissioner David Merker asked in September for a report on how much money Boynton Beach could collect if it charged parking fees after 4 p.m. and what the money could be spent on.
“To me it’s a no-brainer. You have to maintain it,” Merker said when the park numbers were presented Nov. 5.
But his colleagues…Continue
By Steve Plunkett
The Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency may be getting tired of the slowness of negotiations to lure a law firm and 200 new jobs downtown.
Board members voted Nov. 12 to give One Boynton LLC, which owns most of the land fronting Federal Highway between Ocean Avenue and Boynton Beach Boulevard, 30 days to come to terms with the Kanner and Pintaluga PA law firm.
CRA Executive Director Vivian Brooks said “there’s…Continue